More sucralose is under way | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 82 Issue 24 | p. 17 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 14, 2004

More sucralose is under way

Department: Business

Tate & Lyle will begin a "significant" expansion of its sucralose sweetener facility in McIntosh, Ala., investing some $30 million in the plant by January 2006. According to Tate & Lyle, the project will meet growing demand "across all categories," including new midcalorie carbonated beverages containing the sweetener. Sucralose's developer, Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Nutritionals unit, sold the Alabama plant to Tate & Lyle in February. As part of the deal, McNeil granted Tate & Lyle worldwide marketing to food and beverage manufacturers, while retaining retail and food-service business marketing.

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